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History of the New York Transit System

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Ongoing

Demonstrating the vital role mass transit played in the city's development are 19 vintage cars dating from 1904 through 1967, a working signal tower, bas-reliefs used in architectural adornment of subway stations, various turnstiles used over the past 90 years and a history of surface transit (bus, taxi and horse-drawn ...

History Lives On

Green-Wood Cemetery

Brooklyn Ongoing

A magnet for history buffs and bird watchers, Green-Wood is a Revolutionary War historic site (the Battle of Long Island was fought in 1776 across what is now its grounds), a designated site on the Civil War Discovery Trail and a registered member of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary System.


Yeshiva University Museum

Manhattan Ongoing

In addition to the museum's four spacious galleries, there is also a children's art discovery room, an outdoor sculpture garden, and a permanent collection of 8,000 artifacts.

Great Americans with a View

Hall of Fame for Great Americans

Bronx Ongoing

The 98 bronze busts that line the Colonnade are original works by distinguished American sculptors.

Public Records

Municipal Archives of New York City

Manhattan Ongoing

The Municipal Archives preserves and provides public access to the historic records of the city dating from the early 17th century to the present.

Tour the Synagogue

Museum at Eldridge Street

Manhattan Ongoing

The museum presents the culture, history and traditions of the great wave of Jewish immigrants to the Lower East Side, drawing parallels with the diverse cultural communities that have settled in America.

Noguchi’s Interior Design

Noguchi Museum

queens Ongoing

One of the 13 galleries at the museum is devoted to Noguchi's celebrated work in interior design. Noguchi most actively worked in this field during the 1940s, creating furniture and interiors that displayed the biomorphic imagery of his contemporary sculpture.

Private Viewing

Paley Center for Media

Manhattan Ongoing

The Paley Center's permanent media collection contains nearly 150,000 television and radio programs and advertisements. As in any noncirculating library, visitors can select programs to view while in the museum and watch them at a console.

Roerich Paintings

Nicholas Roerich Museum

Manhattan Ongoing

Two-hundred paintings completed between the 1890s and 1940s, plus memorabilia from all periods of Roerich's life (1874-1947), including his set designs for operas by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, his collaborations with Igor Stravinsky and the paintings he made from expeditions to India and Tibet, are on view.

Barge Right In

Waterfront Museum

brooklyn Ongoing

Learn about barge transport and enjoy the captivating views of the Statue of Liberty and the many workboats and recreational vessels of the New York Harbor.

Exploring the Homestead

Kingsland Homestead at Queens Historical Society

queens Ongoing

The first floor of this historic house is used for exhibits depicting Queens history. A second floor parlor is decorated as if it belonged to a middle-class Victorian family. In addition, the Queens Historical Society plans, researches and mounts a regular series of history-related exhibitions and lecture series the homestead.

Life on the Farm

Lefferts Homestead Historic House Museum

Brooklyn Ongoing

Visitors to this historic home play with traditional tools, toys and games and have the unique chance to engage in farming activities.